Posted by Debra Worley - email
Writing contributed by WECT Intern Michelle Peck
ONSLOW COUNTY (WECT) - The Jacksonville Police Department has arrested and charged a Wilmington man with trespassing.
According to officers, 21-year-old Nicholas John Matasich of Wilmington trespassed on Sanders Ford and Hix Motors in Jacksonville.
According to warrants, Matasich broke into a 1996 Ford Mustang at one of the dealerships. When an officer attempted to stop Matasich, he ran and jumped a fence to escape.
Authorities were able to catch up to Matasich and arrest him. Jacksonville Police Department charged Matasich with possession of:
- burglary tools
- trespassing on posted property
- second degree trespassing
- breaking and entering a motor vehicle
- resisting a public officer